Marina Nekrasova and Ivan Tikhonov win license for Tokyo Olympics
After the Azerbaijani rhythmic gymnastics team won a license for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, the country’s artistic gymnastics team also got that license, according to a statement posted on the Azerbaijan Gymnastics Federation website.
The Azerbaijani team achieved this success at the world championships in artistic gymnastics, which was held in Stuttgart (Germany) on October 4-13.
Marina Nekrasova and Ivan Tikhonov scored enough points at the qualification of the all-around event and got a license to the Olympic Games.
Marina Nekrasova got the first Olympic license in the history of women's gymnastics in Azerbaijan.
Azerbaijani gymnasts Murad Agharzayev and Nikita Simonov also took part in the world championship.